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Welcome to our online listing service for optometric employment and business opportunities, externship placements, and equipment sales.

Association members and optometric students may post ads free of charge. To submit an ad, email Be sure to include a title, the full text of your ad and contact information for replies to your ad.

Non-members and the general public may post ads for a cost of $52.50 ($50 +GST) per ad, which includes a one-time posting in our member newsletter, the MAO Minute, and a 3-month posting on Optomart. To submit an ad, mail your cheque for $52.50 together with the title, full text of your ad and contact information for replies to your ad to: Manitoba Association of Optometrists, 217 - 530 Century Street, Winnipeg, MB, R3H 0Y4.

Practice Opportunities

Part-time Optometrist Position in Winnipeg

Updated February 25, 2019

Dr. Ashley Britton is seeking a part-time optometrist for up to 4 Saturdays a month at her growing practice located out of Linden Ridge Eye Care, Winnipeg. All equipment will be provided. On-site Humphrey Visual Field, Zeiss retinal camera and OCT. Please send enquiries to

Optometrist Position in Kenora

Updated February 26, 2019

We are a busy full scope established practice, looking for a full time associate with an opportunity for partnership for the right individual. The office has four fully equipped exam lanes, Humphries field analyzer, OCT, 4-in-1 pre-testing equipment, fundus camera, an on-site edging lab and full dispensary. We also have two visiting retinal surgeons holding injection clinics in our office one day per month, and two general ophthalmologists working at our local hospital about one week per month.

Hours are Monday to Friday with no nights and no weekends and we offer a very competitive compensation package. We are situated on Lake of the Woods, and if you enjoy the outdoors this place is for you! New grads are welcome. There are incentives available for discussion.

If you are interested please call Dr. Rorke Christiuk @ 1-807-468-3649 to discuss details.

Associate Optometrist Position in South Winnipeg

Updated February 27, 2019

Optometrist required for busy full-scope Optometric Practice in South Winnipeg, Manitoba. Equipped with new technology. Great opportunity and potential for growth for motivated individual. Please contact Dr. Lee at or 204-223-6251.

Opportunity for Optometrist in Winnipeg

Added February 5, 2019

Cristall Opticians, located at 424 Portage Avenue in downtown Winnipeg, is looking for optometrists to expand its practice. If you want to work full-time or part-time, we are flexible in discussing both types of work arrangements. You tell us how you like to work! We offer a competitive compensation package and are open to discussing incentives. New grads are welcome to apply. Please contact Brian Dressler at 204-724-6960 (mobile) or

Opportunity for Optometrist in Brandon

Added February 5, 2019

First Eyecare Center, located at 1116 Rosser Avenue in Brandon, Manitoba, is looking for optometrists to expand its practice. If you want to work full-time or part-time, we are flexible in discussing both types of work arrangements. You tell us how you like to work!

Brandon has a population just shy of 50,000 people and has an estimated trading population of 180,000. As Brandonites like to say, “Brandon is the little city with the big heart and is a progressive community with a quality of life that must be experienced to be appreciated”. 

We offer a competitive compensation package and are open to discussing incentives. New grads are welcome to apply. Please contact Brian Dressler at 204-724-6960 (mobile) or

Optometrist Position in Saskatchewan

Added January 29, 2019

Weyburn Eye Care requires a part or full time associate OD. Ophthalmologists are on-site on a part time basis. Our modern practice is well-established and enjoys an excellent reputation in the community. The clinic is open Monday to Friday and is well equipped with HRT, OCT, HVF, FDT, photos, fully automated pretest rooms, and electronic health records. We have a full-service dispensary featuring over 1000 frames, low vision aids, sport goggles, CL services and an on-site lab. The optometrist best suited for this position has good interpersonal skills and is a team player, and will have the potential to earn an outstanding income, with possibility of partnership in future. Weyburn is a city of 10,500 within a short drive of Moose Mountain Provincial Park, Regina, and the North Dakota border. For more information, contact Dr. Sonya Hung or Dr. Rob Labbie

Part-time Optometrist Position in Winnipeg

Updated January 2, 2019

Hiring one full-time optometrist at busy independent optometry practice in Costco. Full pre-testing (AR, NCT, Digital Retinal Imaging, OCT, etc.) by experienced staff. Please contact Dr. Gary Du at 204-804-8270 (mobile) or

Optometrist Position in Kindersley, Saskatchewan and/or Oyen, Alberta

Added December, 2018

Oyen Optometry and Absolutely Eyes are  thriving sister practices looking for someone to share their future with! Excellent rural locations in friendly communities with a fantastic team to work alongside! A dual location practice (1 hour apart), perfect for schedule flexibility – no evenings necessary, and you can choose to work in one location or both, 3-5 days a week as per your personal preference.  

Both locations are hosted in large, new buildings with multiple exam lanes. We have equipment including OCT, Optomap imaging, FDT, pachymetry in each location, as well as direct access to corneal topography, Humphrey visual field analyzer, and in-house lab via our main location. Both locations are rural environments with progressive communities, and wonderful people, great for raising a family. Kindersley is a somewhat larger centre boasting MANY amenities including movie theatre, shopping, numerous restaurants, new aquatic facility, lots of sporting and recreation opportunity, great schools, churches, cultural development. 

We have a good rapport with local physicians, excellent fun and professional staff, as well as a growing client base. Competitive per diem rate is being offered until commitment established, then percentage of gross above the minimum daily rate. Buy-in options will be discussed after initial year of contract work. New grads are welcomed, and encouraged as this is an ideal location to gain experience in all aspects of independent optometry, as well as provide a huge opportunity to advance your future into ownership/higher revenue!

 The successful applicant needs to be friendly, reliable, and comfortable with advanced optometric care (or at least a willingness to learn with a seasoned optometrist accessible as confidence is gained).and YES, we can keep you busy with TONS of variety to keep it interesting!

Specific Contract details: $2500 1-year signing bonus, competitive daily minimum ($550 first 6 month; $600 thereafter) with a bonus structure added within the fist year; free living arrangement provided for first 3 months until preferred housing is arranged; annual buy-in option offered to those interested in ownership with higher responsibility/income!

Contact Information: Absolutely Eyes 306-463-8266 or Oyen Optometry 403-664-3300 or Dr. Jackie Hagens 403-664-0060 or

Locum Opportunity in Kindersley, Saskatchewan

Added December, 2018

Are you needing something to “fill in the gaps” of your current work schedule? Kindersley, Saskatchewan is looking for a part-time optometrist 2-3 days a week, twice monthly. We are within 4 hours of most city centres including Saskatoon, Regina, Lloydminister, Moose Jaw, Swift Current, and Medicine Hat.

Great location, beautiful practice, fabulous team and growing patent base. Per diem rate offered (negotiable depending on your commute, current compensation, experience, etc.), plus accommodations. 

For details, please contact Dr. Jackie Hagens 403-664-0060 or

Practice Opportunity in Northern Manitoba

Updated February 25, 2019

Dr. Steven Mintz is looking for an optometrist to service a clinic in the communities of Leaf Rapids and Lynn Lake in northern Manitoba. This is scheduled to be in early November and will require the optometrist to spend most of 6 days there (including travel). There is also an option to schedule a clinic in December.

Most of your expenses will be covered including travel from (and back to) Winnipeg, overnight accommodation for 5 nights, costs of frames and lenses, verification of finished glasses and mailing to the patients. Your only expense is meals and incidentals. In return you will receive significant percentages of your optometric services and sales of glasses. Previous attendees to this clinic had cleared from $6,000 to $10,000 for the week.

If interested, please contact Dr. Steven Mintz by telephone (preferably) at

Equipment Sales/Wanted

Optometric Equipment Wanted

Updated February 2019

Dr. Steven Mintz is looking to purchase some optometric equipment for an itinerant practice: 1. A reading rod for attachment to a phoropter (with or without the reading card), and 2. A retinoscope with or without handles. Preference is for Welch Allyn or AO instruments. Also would prefer the wall charging handles. Please contact Dr. Steven Mintz at

Table Top Projector Wanted

Updated February 2019

Dr. Steven Mintz is looking to purchase a used table top projector for an itinerant office. Preference would be for an AO Project-o-Chart (now made by Marco), but any table top could be usable, if the price is right. Alternatively, a floor-mounted unit could be acceptable, but the price will have to be really good. Contact Dr. Mintz at

Retinal Camera for Sale

Updated February 26, 2019

Canon CR-2 retinal camera, acquired in 2011 and includes a Dell Vostro 320 All-in-one Dual Core 2 Duo E7500 - 2933 MHz hard drive, Dell F19 monitor and applicable software. Click here to view the product on Canon's website. Contact Dr. Tio Bellisario at Focal Point Comprehensive Vision Care in Morden for more information, 204-822-5478 or


Sale of Practice

Opportunity for Optometrist in Winnipeg

Added February 19, 2019

Optometrist/owner wanting to retire in the next 2 years. Looking to sell practice located at 428 Portage Ave, downtown Winnipeg. Nowlan & Moore Optometric has been serving the Winnipeg area since 1920, we are a busy practice with a full dispensary carrying designer frames. Great opportunity for a solo or multi-doctor practice. Please contact Dr. Ross Moore for more information at

Practice For Sale in Beautiful Swan River, Manitoba

Updated February 27, 2019

Practice available for complete buy-out. Established, busy practice in a recently renovated 4500+ SF owner-occupied building with great visibility, wheelchair access, and ample parking. The practice is modern and is a turnkey operation with no immediate capital improvement needed. It has a warm, beautifully designed interior, two fully equipped exam rooms, pretesting, contact lens, vision therapy and low vision, and an optical dispensary filled with over 800 modern frames. Ample additional space is available to develop a spectacle lab, several more exam rooms, or to lease space to other professionals. Established, loyal patient base. A cataract surgeon holds cataract clinics regularly in this office. EHR software with a local server and on-site IT support. Ready for immediate transition. Building and land are available for purchase separately. Please send serious inquiries only to Dr. Michele Marshall at The Swan River area offers an ideal setting for outdoor enthusiasts and is a great place to raise a family.

Optometric Staff Positions

There are no optometric staff positions advertised at this time.